David is survived by his mother, Margaret Ann (DeClue) Kite of Cadet, Missouri; two sisters, LaDonna Kite of Farmington, Missouri, Debbie Kite of Cadet, Missouri; three brothers, John Kite and wife, Karen of Festus, Missouri, Dennis Kite of Sherman, Texas, Steven Kite and wife, Wanda of DeSoto, Missouri; one half sister, Norma Jean; also surviving are other relatives and friends. “Doc” was preceded in death by his father, Tharrell Lionel Kite, one sister, Dovie Kite, great niece, Amber Renae Hedrick, one aunt, Ruth Kite and one cousin, Melba Kite.
“Doc” loved to visit with his family and friends. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Hall of Old Mines, Missouri and of St. Joachim Catholic Church where he served as a Eucharistic Minister. “Doc” was an avid Mizzou fan; he loved Mizzou football and all of Mizzou activities. He collected Mizzou memorabilia and Reader’s Digest hard cover books. “Doc” performed as a clown at church picnics and as Santa Claus for many family events. He was a very loving and caring person who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
The Family wants to thank the many family members and friends, especially Nancy Peyton, who faithfully assisted in keeping Doc happy and thriving.
Visitation was held Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM and Thursday, June 13, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM at the Moore Funeral Home, Potosi, Missouri. Prayer Services were held Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Moore Funeral Home, led by Deacon Ed Boyer.
Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the St. Joachim Catholic Church, Old Mines, Missouri with Father Ted Pieper officiating and assisted by Deacon Ed Boyer. The St. Joachim Catholic Church Choir provided music for the Mass.
Final Prayers and Burial took place in the St. Joachim Catholic Cemetery, Old Mines, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers were: Anthony Paul DeClue, Donald Hedrick, Kenneth Hedrick, Elliot Kite, Sebrina Golden, Mark Veach, David Guemmer, Jerry Morris and honorary pallbearers, Jerod Hedrick and McKinley Lynn.
Moore Funeral Homes was Honored to be selected to guide and direct the services for Mr. Kite.